postulancy

noun
pos·​tu·​lan·​cy | \ ˈpäs-chə-lən(t)-sē How to pronounce postulancy (audio) \
plural postulancies

Definition of postulancy

1 : the quality or state of being a postulant
2 : the period during which a person remains a postulant

First Known Use of postulancy

circa 1883, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of postulancy was circa 1883

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“Postulancy.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/postulancy. Accessed 9 Apr. 2020.

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